Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

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Tuition & Fees

$8,929

$21,692

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
24-29
3%
18-23
48%
12-17
44%
6-11
3%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,722
Declined 1,027
Total Received 4,749
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Public

6,432

undergraduate students

1,091

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rhode Island College, founded in 1854, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 180-acre campus is located in a residential area of Providence.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,523
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational

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180-acre campus in Providence (population: 180,393), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: T.F. Green

Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence
02908

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Theta Phi Alpha
  • Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Sojourn Collegiate Ministries
  • Student Community Government

Top Events

  • Sex Toy BINGO
  • Spring RIC End
  • Campus Activities Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
6%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
24-29
3%
18-23
48%
12-17
44%
6-11
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,722
Declined 1,027
Total Received 4,749

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
interview
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,790
Room & board $12,978
Additional fees $1,139
Total $21,907
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Adult Development and Aging
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Digital Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Health
Environmental Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
French Studies
Geography
Geography Teacher Education
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Operations Management and Supervision
Painting
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public/Applied History
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Women's Studies
Youth Services/Administration
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,523

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

6,432
students

Female
69%
4,451

Male
31%
1,981

15%

1,091
students

Female
78%
849

Male
22%
242

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

4,942
students

Female
70%
3,437

Male
30%
1,505

24%

1,490
students

Female
69%
1,014

Male
31%
476

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

644

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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